EWMA Conference 2019, 5-7 June

EWMA 2019: Catastrophe & War Wounds


Natural disasters, war conflicts, terrorist attacks, industrial and traffic disasters are the typical examples of threats, that people from all over the world have to face up now. The aim of „Catastrophe and War Wound“ key session is to focus on situations where our lives are affected by catastrophes and wars. Due to restricted accessibility of healthcare services in the area, high numbers affected persons and various logistic problems war injuries and catastrophic wounds need specific approach. We invited well knowledgeable experts and experienced people from army and civil area to share their experience and knowledge and skills about war injuries. Martin Oberreiter from Czech Republic will present JTTR data supplemented with everyday front-line practice. Mehmet Eryılmaz from Turkey will describe disguised face of blast injuries. Next lecture held by Matthias Johann will focus on war injuries from orthopaedic perspective. The Kobane syndrome lecture presented by Dorpec Kobane from Sweden will wind up the key session. 

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Management of war injuries – from joint theater trauma registry data to everyday front-line practice

Martin Oberreiter, MD., CZ


The disguised face of blast injuries: shock waves

Mehmet Eryılmaz, Turkey

Department of General Surgery, Gülhane Education & Training Hospital

Gülhane Medical Faculty, University of Health Science


War-orthopaedic perspective

Matthias Johann, DE

Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Hamburg


The Kobane syndrome

Dorpec Kobane, SE